The table below looks at the statistics for JSP 440 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSP 440 over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
The Defence Manual of Security Issue 3 (JSP 440)
Rank 577 607 561
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -46
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 51 27 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.051% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.09% 0.54% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 13 46
Median daily rate £475 £388 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £400 £470
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -14.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £82.50 £60.98 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% +41.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £82.50 £60.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+36.36% +40.69%
JSP 440
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4685 5021 4911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.34% 9.44% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3032 3195 3054
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £408 £380
% change year-on-year
-1.84% +7.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 204 203
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.84% +11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.46 £12.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.69 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+9.57% +28.45%

JSP 440
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing JSP 440 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

JSP 440 Jobs Demand Trend in England

JSP 440
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JSP 440 across the England region.

JSP 440 Daily Rate Trend in England

JSP 440
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JSP 440 across the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

JSP 440 Daily Rate Histogram in England

JSP 440
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JSP 440 across the England region.

JSP 440 Hourly Rate Trend in England

JSP 440
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JSP 440 across the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

JSP 440 Hourly Rate Histogram in England

JSP 440
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSP 440 within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +20 24 £450 +12.50%
South West +23 8 £364 -33.86% 2
East of England - 8 £490 -
London -18 5 £532 +68.06% 1
North West +20 2 - -
North East - 2 £375 -
West Midlands -25 1 £350 -
JSP 440
UK

JSP 440
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JSP 440 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for JSP 440.

1 62 (61.39%) Security Cleared
2 45 (44.55%) ITIL
3 44 (43.56%) Cisco
4 42 (41.58%) Project Management
4 42 (41.58%) SC Cleared
5 40 (39.60%) Windows
6 35 (34.65%) Firewall
7 33 (32.67%) VMware
8 31 (30.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 30 (29.70%) DV Cleared
9 30 (29.70%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (28.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 29 (28.71%) Linux
11 28 (27.72%) Windows Server 2008
12 27 (26.73%) Information Security
13 26 (25.74%) F5
13 26 (25.74%) ITIL V3
14 25 (24.75%) Unix
15 24 (23.76%) Six Sigma
16 23 (22.77%) Oracle
16 23 (22.77%) CISSP
16 23 (22.77%) Information Assurance
17 22 (21.78%) AIX
17 22 (21.78%) Solaris
18 21 (20.79%) JSP
18 21 (20.79%) Java
18 21 (20.79%) Red Hat
18 21 (20.79%) Sun
18 21 (20.79%) Management Information System
18 21 (20.79%) Oracle Database

JSP 440
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (17.82%) iPlanet
1 18 (17.82%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.94%) MQSeries
3 5 (4.95%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (3.96%) IIS
5 3 (2.97%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.97%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.98%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.99%) MS Office
2 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (34.65%) Firewall
2 21 (20.79%) BIG-IP
3 16 (15.84%) SAN
4 9 (8.91%) VoIP
5 8 (7.92%) LAN
6 7 (6.93%) Internet
6 7 (6.93%) WAN
7 6 (5.94%) LDAP
7 6 (5.94%) SNMP
8 5 (4.95%) DHCP
8 5 (4.95%) DNS
8 5 (4.95%) FTP
8 5 (4.95%) NAS
8 5 (4.95%) Network Security
9 4 (3.96%) SSH
9 4 (3.96%) VPN
10 3 (2.97%) HTTP
11 2 (1.98%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (1.98%) EIGRP
11 2 (1.98%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.79%) Oracle Database
2 9 (8.91%) GIS
3 6 (5.94%) DB2
4 5 (4.95%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.98%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (15.84%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.94%) Finance
2 6 (5.94%) Law
2 6 (5.94%) Legal
3 4 (3.96%) Military
4 3 (2.97%) Back Office
5 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (16.83%) Consultant
2 15 (14.85%) Architect
3 14 (13.86%) Security Consultant
4 11 (10.89%) Coordinator
5 9 (8.91%) Project Coordinator
6 6 (5.94%) Information Assurance Practitioner
6 6 (5.94%) Network Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Security Architect
7 5 (4.95%) CISSP Consultant
7 5 (4.95%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Test Leader
9 3 (2.97%) Chief Architect
9 3 (2.97%) Compliance Consultant
9 3 (2.97%) Governance Consultant
9 3 (2.97%) Network Integration Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) Risk Consultant
9 3 (2.97%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.97%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.79%) JSP
2 17 (16.83%) J2EE
3 8 (7.92%) Web Services
4 5 (4.95%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.99%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.79%) Management Information System
2 20 (19.80%) CESG
3 10 (9.90%) CESG CLAS
4 7 (6.93%) Clustering
5 5 (4.95%) HP Storage
5 5 (4.95%) HP StoreVirtual
6 4 (3.96%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.96%) Grid Computing
7 3 (2.97%) PKI
7 3 (2.97%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.98%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.99%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.99%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.99%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.99%) RIA
9 1 (0.99%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.99%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (39.60%) Windows
2 29 (28.71%) Linux
3 28 (27.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (24.75%) Unix
5 22 (21.78%) AIX
5 22 (21.78%) Solaris
6 12 (11.88%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.97%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (44.55%) ITIL
2 42 (41.58%) Project Management
3 27 (26.73%) Information Security
4 26 (25.74%) ITIL V3
5 24 (23.76%) Six Sigma
6 23 (22.77%) Information Assurance
7 21 (20.79%) Kalman Filter
8 16 (15.84%) Risk Management
9 15 (14.85%) Enterprise Architecture
9 15 (14.85%) PRINCE2
10 14 (13.86%) Security Management
11 13 (12.87%) QMS
12 12 (11.88%) Data Protection
12 12 (11.88%) ISMS
12 12 (11.88%) Migration
13 11 (10.89%) Information Security Management
14 9 (8.91%) TOGAF
15 6 (5.94%) Service Management
15 6 (5.94%) User Acceptance Testing
16 5 (4.95%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.79%) Java
2 14 (13.86%) C
3 8 (7.92%) SQL
4 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 62 (61.39%) Security Cleared
2 42 (41.58%) SC Cleared
3 30 (29.70%) DV Cleared
4 23 (22.77%) CISSP
5 18 (17.82%) CLAS
6 16 (15.84%) CESG Certified Professional
7 13 (12.87%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (9.90%) Degree
9 9 (8.91%) CCNP
9 9 (8.91%) CISM
10 8 (7.92%) CCSP
11 7 (6.93%) CCDP
12 4 (3.96%) CCNA
12 4 (3.96%) IISP
12 4 (3.96%) ISSAP
13 3 (2.97%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (2.97%) CCIE
14 2 (1.98%) CISA
14 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (1.98%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (30.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 29 (28.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (16.83%) RMADS
4 16 (15.84%) PCI DSS
5 13 (12.87%) SLA
6 4 (3.96%) COBIT
6 4 (3.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.98%) GxP
8 1 (0.99%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 30 (29.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (11.88%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.95%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (18.81%) EMC NetWorker
2 18 (17.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (6.93%) OpenView
4 6 (5.94%) HP Data Protector
4 6 (5.94%) NetBackup
5 5 (4.95%) Backup Exec
5 5 (4.95%) BMC PATROL
5 5 (4.95%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (4.95%) SCCM
5 5 (4.95%) SCOM
5 5 (4.95%) WhatsUp Gold
5 5 (4.95%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (43.56%) Cisco
2 33 (32.67%) VMware
3 26 (25.74%) F5
4 23 (22.77%) Oracle
5 21 (20.79%) Red Hat
5 21 (20.79%) Sun
6 18 (17.82%) BEA
7 14 (13.86%) HP
8 12 (11.88%) Microsoft
9 11 (10.89%) Symantec
10 7 (6.93%) 3PAR
10 7 (6.93%) CA
10 7 (6.93%) CheckPoint
11 6 (5.94%) Cognos
11 6 (5.94%) EMC
11 6 (5.94%) Intel Security
11 6 (5.94%) NetApp
11 6 (5.94%) Opsware
12 5 (4.95%) Acronis
13 4 (3.96%) Qualys